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Great Storytellers

Pam Rhodes discovers how celebrated authors such as CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien and Michael Morpurgo inspire every generation, and introduces hymns from congregations around the country and the Senior School Choir of the Year.

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35 minutes

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Sun 24 Nov 2013 16:55

Factsheet for Sunday 24th November 2013

Great Storytellers: Pam Rhodes discovers how celebrated authors such as C.S Lewis, J.R.R Tolkien and Michael Morpurgo inspire every generation and introduces hymns from congregations around the country and the Senior School Choir Of The Year.

Interviewees

Alister McGrath

Dr. Alister McGrath is a Professor of Theology, Ministry and Education, and Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion and Culture at King’s College, London. He’s also the author of “C. S. Lewis: A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet”. 

 

 

Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is the bestselling author of many children’s books, including “On Angels Wings” and “The Butterfly Lion”. His novel “Warhorse” has been made into a highly acclaimed stage production and the 2011 film version was directed by Steven Spielberg.

 

 

Siku

Siku studied design and printing at the Yaba’s School of Art, and theology at the London School of Theology.He has worked as a freelance illustrator and artist creating artwork for renowned comics such as Judge Dredd Megazine and 2000 AD. One of his latest works is an adaptation of the Holy Bible into manga: “The Manga Bible: From Genesis to Revelation”.

 

 

Senior School Choir of the Year, High School of Glasgow

The High School of Glasgow were the winners of Senior School Choir of the year 2013. In a special performance they sing the much loved hymn, ‘Tell Me The Stories of Jesus’  for this programme about great children’s books.

If you are interested in seeing their winning performance please click on the related link. Further information about School Choir of the Year 2014 can be found on the Songs of Praise homepage.

Locations

Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich 

Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church, Bangor

Methodist Central Hall, Longton

Halifax Minster

St Swithin's Church, Bath

Christ Church, New Mill

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterPam Rhodes
ProducerJennifer Page
Series EditorDavid Taviner
Executive ProducerTommy Nagra

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